Rebecca Peter

10/18/2017 - 11:26am
Elementary students at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura practice crawling to safety from a smoke-filled room during Fire Prevenation Week activities Friday, at GHV Elementary and conducted by the Garner Fire Department. The upper blue tarp represents smoke. Students learned the importance of crawlikng where the "good" air is. They also learn why they should never reenter a burning building and...
10/17/2017 - 2:01pm
  GARNER – The outpouring of support across the country that followed the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria included thousands of volunteers who just wanted to help with the recovery effort. Michael Case of Garner was one of those volunteers. A veteran Red Cross volunteer, Cash spent two weeks in Dade County, Fla., where he...
10/17/2017 - 11:05am
GARNER – Garner City Council approved the purchase of 6.55 acres of farmland for a new Hejlik’s 3 Subdivision and 3.99 acres for an Allen Ave. Drainage Way at the Oct. 10 meeting. The city purchased the properties from Harold Hejlik for $132,310 (Hejlik’s 3 Subdivision) and $50,000 (Allen Ave. Drainage Way). Engineering the...
10/10/2017 - 11:49am
GARNER – The saying “time is money” is especially true of the trucking industry. So, when Jerry Lewerke’s brother, Robert, lost a mud flap to his truck in 2012, that got Jerry to looking for a way to cut down on the time and expense involved making the repair. As Jerry explained, typically a truck will back up against a...
10/10/2017 - 10:50am
GARNER – On Monday, volunteers from several business and community organizations helped load a donated school bus with supplies for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, struck Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25. The “Stuff the Bus” challenge was started by the non-...
10/10/2017 - 10:44am
GARNER – Visitors to the Hancock County Courthouse last week may have noticed a small group of people on the courthouse lawn reading aloud from the Bible. Approximately 50 persons participated in the Iowa 99 County Bible Reading Marathon. The Hancock County event took place Oct. 4-6. Groups of individuals took turns reading segments from 7 a...
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